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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 5, 1962, Mason City, Iowa                             North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for Hie Home VOL 100 I The Associated Press and United Press International Kull Lease Wires n e wsp a pe r that makes all North 1 MASON CITY IOWA MONDAY FEBRUARY S 1962 LOBEGAZETTE HQM 1 o wans i n eig hbors i 7c a CopjOThis Paper Consists of Two SectionsSection One One Mans Opinion A Radio Commentary By W EARL HALL GlobeGazette Editor BROADCAST SCHEDULE IDS KGLO KWLO Decorah 44nm fjj 0i m WO pm Tburs low Cily 9IOi Sat Has Tito been worth his cost CTATESMANSHIP IS SOME times defined as the ability to attain the attanuble Thats a pretty unromantic approach to the subject but theres a large 1 measure of realism in it One of the first imperatives for a statesman is that he know whats worth fighting for and what is not History offers no better ex ample of this than our own Abraham Lincoln As an Illinois legislator Abe once slid out of a window to avert a quorum when he sensed that he was beaten on his bill to move the state capitol from Vandalia to Springfield As President he was a realist too In diplomacy a field closely related to statesmanship we tind a like stress on the prag matic Nations including our own choose their friends and allies on a cold turkey basis This gave us Red Russia in World War II The choice was Hitler We thought we were picking the lesser of two evils Now were not so sure Its high ly debatable Under this same formula in I the cold war these past 15 yearsl we have come up with some widely dissimilar allies Theyve run the political spectrum from Marxist Tito of Yugoslavia to Fascist Franco of Spain We took them for whatthey were for one and only one reason We thought they would be helpful to our cause Our Investment in Yugoslavia for all types of aid since Titos break with Stalin in 1948 has to taled about two and a half bil lion dollars Part of it has been military although weve had our qualms about this We havent been confident enough of Tito to trust him with a very sizable military build up Economic aid to Yugoslavia has been largely in the form of surplus agricul tural commodities Whether this outlay of funds and goods has been worth while cant be said with finality We know whats happened by doing we arent too pleased with it particularly Titos surly attitude But we dont and cant know what would have happened if we had not given encouragement to Tito when he broke with the Kremlin Its a significant how ever that those in the best posi tion to judge under three ad ministrations Truman Eisen hower and Kennedyshave been strongly in favor of continuing the assistance as a calculated risk This could be stated con versely of course The most vigorous criticism has come from those seeking support for their angrtf contention that our State Department is soft on communism Aid has been extended to the Tito regime on the theory tha it serves the interests of the free world to keep Yugoslavia from domination by the Soviet Union Some developments of recen weekshowever have thrown doubt on whether Tito would side with the free world in a show down against the Kremlin was the meeting of socalled neutralists in Belgrade in Octo that brought the question into focus The meeting was called by Tito In his to the delegates he seemed to go out of his way to back USSR policies with respect to Berlin and with respect to nuclear war Moscow showed its disdain for the Belgrade meeting and the whole body of opinion in our world by touching off a giant nuclear bomb The act drew from Tito this weakkneed statement We were not surprised so much by the resumption of atomic and hydrogen weapon tests because we could under stand the reasons We were sur prised more by the fact that this was done on the opening of this conference of peace And except for some rather pointed references to the matter Turn to Page 2 Please FROM OUR WIEE SERVICES North towa Clearing dimin ishing winds Monday night lows near zero Fair contin ued cold Tuesday highs 10 to Iowa Clearing diminishing winds Monday night lows 5 below northwest to 5 above southeast Fair continued cold Tuesday highs 10 to 15 Further cloudy Wednesday warmer FiveDay Iowa Temperatures will average near normal ex treme northern Iowa to about1 five degrees below normal over the rest of the state Mon day night through Saturday Normal highs 28 to 35 Normal o i lows 5 to 10 extreme north to 3 YOUthS IS in i n t renews hate drive UNITED NATIONSCuba charged Monday that the Organization of American States foreign mfifiBtSs meeting which expelled Fidel from hemispheric affairs was illegal Cuban Ambassador Mario GarciaInchaustegui in the Gen era Assemblys main political committee renewed he States Garcia charged the United States with racial ac tion corruption bribery military exploitation and gangstem m a drive for hemispheric domination But the Cuban said the Train knocks car into river 15 to 20 in the south Colder OWATONNA Minn ul ptrnuu wun siow warming treno the latter half of the week Little or no precipitation expected Minnesota Fair continued cold Highs Tuesday 5 above GlobeGazette weather data up to 3 am Monday Maximum 43 Minimum 5 Sunrise 725 Sunset train knocked a car into the Straight River here Saturday night killing three of the four young occupants of the vehicle Dead were James E Winn and Douglas E Christenson both of Blooming Prarie Minn and Robert E Lee Owatonna driver of the car L V Murphy Manly Iowa conductor of the Rock Island train estimated the freights speed at 40 to 50 miles an hour Bob Kenr with the FROM OUK WIHE SERVICES TOKYO Ally Gen Robert F Kennedy Monday told Japanb aged political leaders and the Japanese people that Japan and the United States must establish a closer Japanese ing partnership to protect peace and freedom But it was hot all business for President Kennedys younger brother on the first day of a weeklong goodwill visit to Japan He cracked jokes with government o f f i c i a Is and S war potential has de creased while Cuba has grown W hen a country supplies forces with arms and tanks uses its own bases and the bases of its puppets and when this force is overthrown by our forces in 72 IS Amours when the US government calls an illegal foreign ministers meeting when our people choose to defend their inalienable rights of choosing their own destiny then all the US warlike poten tia shrinks he thus grows our said small Cuba island Late news Bulletins OELWEIN UPI Fire raged through three down town buildings here Monday near the large Coliseum ball room The fire apparently broke out in upholstery housed in the Iowa Distributing Co and spread to the Oelwein In terior Decorators and the Eagle Cafe ALGIERS Algeria French Algeria extremists Monday forced the stateoper ated radio and television net works off the air in Oran by dramatic kidnaping the secret successes The Cuban delegation was back ing a Communist resolution ap pealing to the United States to end interference in the inter nal affairs of Cuba and ac tions directed against the tern torial integrity and political m dependence of Cuba The resolution which Czecho Slovakia and Romania introduced called on the Cuban and US gov ernments to settle their differ ences by peaceful means through negotiations without recourse to use of force Cheered by a vast throng of Cubans and bolstered by a mes sage from the Kremlin Fidel Castro brushed off Cubas im pending expulsion from the In terAmerican system Sunday nightand predicted his kind of revolution would sweep Latin America like a march of of their A throng of Cubans jamming He also listened to complaint about American trade policie and television programs an took an unscheduled stro through Tokyo streets bowin Japanesestyle to startled pass ersby shaking hands and wav at truckdrivers and offic girls Kennedy and his wife Ethel already had scored a hit wit the Japanese On their arriva Sunday they delighted the wel coming crowd at the Tokyo air port by delivering speeches in Japanese Some of the listeners even prompted Mrs Kennedy when she fal tered Kennedy defended the American program and other US trade joltcies Premier He told broadcast for President Charles de Gaulles address on hopes for peace that his brother President Ken nedy is pursuing a policy o freer trade News in a nutshell FROM OUR WIRE SERVICES Doomsday is quiet NEW DELHI IndiaSerpent Rah u had his fun but theworld beset as it may be with earthly trou is still intact Doomsday weekend passed without the horrible calamities predicted by Hindu soothsayers that sent millions of frightened Indian and Nepalese believers to prayer meetings The evil Rahu swallowed the sun as predicted but things three minutet aft61 lasting Glenn visits President WASHINGTON Lt Col John Glenn Ameri ca s astronaut scheduled for the first U S manned Jose Marti Plaza loared approval as the beardedprime minister assailed President as hypocritical and banning imports from Cuba U S officials in Washington said tie ban chiefly affecting tobacco will deprive Castros regime 35 million a year Landmark at Mclntire is destroyed McINTIRE A landmark in this northeast Iowa town is gone from the scene The Mclntire Baptist Church which was organized by nine charter members July 31 1855 and built in November 1871 Durned down Sunday Two fire irucks from Osage and two from Riceville aided the Mclntire fire department but the building was reduced to ashes and debris The fire was discovered short y after midnight by William Dunn Mclntire who had been working Saturday night in a fili ng station The 26 by 40 foot rame structure was heated by an oil furnace The origin of the fire has not jeen determined No estimate of the loss has been made The Rev William Horsman Rice who also served the Mc ntirc church said it was par ially insured The church which was dedi cated June 4 1885 was former y in the country and had been moved into town some years Hoegh defends stockpiling of Hoegh who headed the Office of Civil and Defense Mobilization during the last two years of nr OW6r Said also knew Pr which had made excessive profits from sale of strategic goods to the govern Huge strike in Britain LONDON About three million engineers in US in pledge to Adoula WASHINGTON Congolese Premier Cyrille Adoula arrived here for talks with ago It had been remodeled sev eral times The Methodist Church of Mclntire has offered he use of its sanctuary to the members of the congregation here are 40 members and 25 amilies in the membership of he church PEAK CONQUERED ZERMATT Switzerland UPI Two daring Swiss climbers aptured one of the most elusive oals of Alpine mountaineering Sunday by climbing the sheer lorth wall of the awesome Mat first time it has aeen done in winter hich the money WaS taken o Noluck yet in hunt for bank bandit s By RICHARD SULLIVAN GlobeGazette Staff Writer FOOTPRINTS r 4 vi 01 T U D I E Patrolman Buchner Lapt McClmtock and KGLO news director A1 Heinz look over footprints found along side the abandoned car f i BANDITS ABANDONED trolman Alfred Buchner Britt and Mason City Police Capt Stan McClin tock look over the car which the ban dits abandoned on a gravel road west of Winds blow as cold wave ends thaw over Iowa An arctic cold front held Iowa i its grip Monday and the Veather Bureau warned of cold vave conditions Monday nighb The cold air pushed rapidly ver the state Sunday bringing a uick end to springlike weather Highs before the cold air moved nto Iowa Sunday ranged from 42 egrees at Waterloo to 58 degrees at Burlington and Council Bluffs Lows early Monday varied from 5 degrees at Mason City to 16 de grees at Burlington Snow flurries driven by north winds of 25 to 45 miles were expected Monday remaining in SAME On the inside News Quiz Page 3 Editorials 6 Mason City News 1011 Latest Markets U Sports 1314 Society News 1516 Comics 18 Clear Lake News 19 North Iowa News 22 Eithon may run for Iowa Senate DES MOINES Elth on Feriile Republic who once served as governor of Iowa re T to have gone their way so far iu of the bandits who Saturday robbed the Rock Palls branch of the American State osnK oz Ailei Panted out that the robbery was reported to his office within jninntes after the bandits left the bank Deputy Sheriff Jerry Koerber found the abandoned getaway car within 20 min utes of the time the men entered the bank and the manager of thebank Freda Rethamel was able to provide a description of therobbers A highway patrol plane working traffic within 10 or 15 miles or the robbery scene was notified and joined the search Road blocks were set up immediately with 29 cars searching the area It seems we have been just a little behind all the way Allen said Two armed men entered the bank at about 11 am Saturday and ordered Mrs Rethamel who was alone at the time to hand over the cash She said she emptied the cash drawer and one of the bandits took the money from her They left immediately she said and were not in the building more than a couple of minutes As they they pulled the telephone from the wall The robbery was reported to the sheriff by an Interstate Power Co e m p lo y e Soren Christensen Nora Springs who walked into the bank immed iately after the robbery He used the companys radio sys tem in his car to notify authori ties At about the same time the sheriff said he received a re port of the robbery from Otto Schlofaohm who runs a service station across from the bank Mrs Rethamel Allen said has not been able to identify anyone roni the pictures in the sheriffs lies There are still more pic oires for her to go through that may yield a lead he said As for possible suspects Al en said there are about a half dozen persons in the area eli gible for suspicion but investi gation has not produced any hing tangibleyet Mrs Rethamel said one of he bandits held a revolver on her GlobeGazette photos by lo Moore Rock Falls Another officer is in the car checking for fingerprints The car was stolen in Mason City earlier in the clay Girl improving after accidentally shot in mouth Linda Christine Baker 10 shot with a 22 caliber revolver remains in satisfactory condi tion and improving at Mercy Hospital The period of serious danger is considered over The girl daughter of the R E Bakers 217 Parkridge Drive was shot after she and her brother Robert also 10 took the loaded revolver from a bed room dresser drawer Saturday night Police said the boy was aaau nji UUY WdS quested nomination papers Monhandling the weapon at the jday from the secretary of states time westerly an hour with the mercury the teens Fair and quite cold weather was predicted for Tuesday with office Elthon reportedly will be a candidate for the Iowa Senate He became governor Nov 21 1954 when Gov William S Beard sley was killed in a traffic acci dent and served until the follow v OCL vtu uuui me luiiow warming trend likely on Wcdnesing Jan 13 1955 when Leo Hoegh day be governor The bullet entered the girls mouth and was lodged in the back of her neck WILD WEEKEND COLUMBUS Ohio UBAt least 42 persons were victims of acci dental deaths in Ohio over the weekend Ray Seney president of tha American State Banksaid the oss is fully insured The getaway car was found on a gravel road four miles vest and a quartermile north of Rock Falls Allen said another thing that lelped the bandits was that the ason City Lumber Co owner the stolen car did not know t was gone until it was reported used in the robbery Tire racks and footprints found where the men trans ferred cars are still being in vestigated for possible leads Al len said There is a possibility too that some persons living in the area may have seen the second car used by the bandits and can give some description Were checking that along with every other clue available he said   

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